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One Minute Walk to the Beach in Emerald Isle!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Just Steps to the Beach!

"Slice of Life" is a unique and completely renovated duplex/bungalow located on the 3rd row (third house) from the beach. Walk out the door and past two houses to the beach access located at the end of our street. It's about a one minute walk to have sand between your toes.

This 2 bedroom/1 bath bungalow is the north side of a duplex and an ideal getaway for couples and small families. The home is ground level so there are no stairs to climb. This is especially convenient for senior citizens and families with small children. The property was completely refurbished a few years ago. Some of the updates and additions include, new ceramic tile floors throughout, a completely new kitchen and appliances, new bathroom fixtures, including a new and expanded shower, a new central heat/air system, screened doors, an enclosed hot/cold outdoor shower, and a laundry.

***Full week rentals are from Sunday to Sunday.***

THIS IS A NON-SMOKING PROPERTY.

We also own the south side of this duplex (See VRBO Listing #755055).

The property is also 3rd row to the Bogue Sound at the opposite end of the street from the beach. There is a public water access there too and a good place to launch a kayak or just explore the sound.

A recently paved bike and walking path that spans the full length of Emerald Isle runs right beside Slice of Life.

The North Carolina Aquarium is located approximately 7 miles away and the Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier is approximately 5 miles away. In addition there are many other nearby activities. These include: Golf, Kayaking, Fishing, Shopping, Boating, Sightseeing, Miniature Golf, and a Movie Theater, to name a few.

Slice of Life is located in a residential/beach neighborhood. Emerald Isle is a family beach with no large crowds or nearby hotels.

PETS

Small Dogs (2 max/40 lbs. or less) are allowed with pre-approval and a non-refundable pet deposit. The pet deposit is $20 per night (per dog/2-max) for stays of less than a week, not to exceed $100, or $100 for a full week stay. If you are making a reservation, bringing your dog and staying less than a full week, this site will only show the $100 amount, no matter the length of stay. Please send me an email and I can create the correct pet fee amount in the system based on the number of nights you will be staying.

More Details

Owner
West
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About West

A North Carolina native I have been vacationing in Emerald Isle since childhood. I've got the inside scoop on all things Crystal Coast and glad to help you make the most of your visit!

West purchased this bungalow in 2011

Amenities

Emerald Isle Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Wall-mounted flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk bed has a full size bed on the bottom and twin on top.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The south side unit of Slice of Life may be available for rent if needed for extended family or friends. It is a mirror image of the north unit and was renovated around the same time. LINENS-Linens are included with weekly stays, however guests may elect to bring their own which would reduce the rate by $70. Linens are provided by a linen company and are delivered to the unit before arrival and picked up after departure. A linen package includes sheets for all beds, towels, washcloths, bath rugs, and kitchen towels and dishcloths. ***In order to keep rates lower, stays of less than a week do not include linens, however guests may add them to their reservation for an additional $70. TAXES – North Carolina sales tax is 6.75% and Carteret County occupancy tax is 6%, for a total tax of 12.75% (subject to change by state or local government) which is added to all rentals of 90 days or less.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

One Minute Walk to the Beach in Emerald Isle!
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
5

Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

West was great from the beginning of the booking process until the day we checked out. It was a great experience, perfect location! We cannot wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Value

  • 5 of 5

This was a cozy place. Must have been recently updated inside. Very neat and well kept. The owner was very easy to work with and communicated regularly. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for our Anniversary getaway

  • 5 of 5

Slice of Life was the perfect place for my wife and I during our little beach getaway trip. The house was perfectly located with a short walk to the beach and across the road to the sound. After spending a full day on the beach, we would watch the sunset on the sound side. Also, West, the owner, made sure we had everything we needed with excellent communication and follow up. The place was well stocked and completely renovated, so we didn't really anything other than more time. Of course, that's how it always goes! Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oak Ridge, NC
5

Tidy, Spotless Retro Revival

  • 5 of 5

Slice of Life is the tidiest, cleanest and most efficiently renovated little beach cottage with all the comforts you could ask for plus some you wouldn't have thought of. The beds are comfortable, the spotless kitchen fully equipped and there's a truly livable living room. It could easily accommodate a couple and two kids, and because it is a duplex, it would be super for extended or two families. There is a shared washer/dryer in the back between the units and two outdoor showers are great for beachgoers. And we loved the screened doors!

It is conveniently located within walking disance between the sound and the ocean and brings back memories of old Emerald Isle before the humongous rentals became the standard.

West, the host, has thought of everything you need to know before checking in, and he is quick to respond and most gracious.

The only caveat we could think of was that because the space between the bathroom door and the sink is a bit tight, a larger person might be a bit uncomfortable. But we had to thiink really, really hard to find anything that even approached the negative.

Truly loved staying here. We're sure you will, too.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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upstate NY
5

Cozy Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location. We are from Central New York and were looking for some winter respite. My husband and I stayed in the North unit along with our Bassett mix, Houdini. We all loved it. You can't quite see the beach from the property, but you can hear it! The cottage was very clean, the master bed was comfortable, and the decor is inviting. We

really like that the unit is tasteful and homey. You can relax there. The owner was a gracious host--good at communicating helpful information, and checking to see that you have everything you need. We expect to return next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend this cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at West's cottage for a long weekend. The cottage was perfect for us and our dog. West was very attentive - he checked to make sure we got in safely and was let us know he was reachable if we needed anything over the weekend. The cottage is cozy and we really enjoyed looking at the renovation pictures! The kitchen is well stocked and the location is wonderful. Great shower! Thank you West for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Emerald Isle Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$900
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$135
$825
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$115
$750
$995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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